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2018 NBA Draft Open Thread

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Find out how to watch the draft, and follow along as we find out where Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr will continue their careers

NBA: Draft Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Canes Hoops: Lonnie Walker IV Selected 18th By San Antonio in the 2018 NBA Draft

Canes Hoops: Bruce Brown Jr Selected By Detroit Pistons in the 2018 NBA Draft

Tonight was a big night for both of our Canes Hoops players, Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr. Check back to this page for updates about the evening!

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-First Round-Miami vs Loyola Chicago
Lonnie Walker is expected to be drafted towards the end of the lottery (picks 9-17)
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Here’s how you can watch the NBA Draft:

  • What: NCAA Tournament Selection Show
  • When: Thursday, June 21st, 7 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN, check your cable listings for channels.
  • Stream: WatchESPN, WatchESPN App
NCAA Basketball: Miami at North Carolina State
Bruce Brown could be picked towards the end of the first or the early second round.
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Here is the first-round order (Will update if trades occur)

  1. Phoenix Suns (21–61) - Deandre Ayton, F, Arizona
  2. Sacramento Kings (27–55) Marvin Bagley III, F, Duke
  3. Atlanta Hawks (24–58) Luka Doncic, PG, Slovenia (Traded to Dallas)
  4. Memphis Grizzlies (22–60) Jaren Jackson Jr, F, Michigan State
  5. Dallas Mavericks (24–58) Trae Young, PG, Oklahoma (Traded to Atlanta)
  6. Orlando Magic (25–57) Mo Bamba C, Texas
  7. Chicago Bulls (27–55) Wendell Carter Jr, F/C, Duke
  8. Cleveland Cavaliers (50–32) Collin Sexton, PG, Alabama
  9. New York Knicks (29–53) Kevin Knox, F, Kentucky
  10. Philadelphia 76ers (52–30) Mikal Bridges, F, Villanova (Traded to Phoenix)
  11. Charlotte Hornets (36–46) Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, G, Kentucky (Traded to Clippers)
  12. LA Clippers (42–40) Miles Bridges, F, Michigan State (Traded to Hornets)
  13. LA Clippers (42–40) Jerome Robinson, G, Boston College
  14. Denver Nuggets (46–36) Michael Porter Jr, F, Missouri
  15. Washington Wizards (43–39) Troy Brown, F, Oregon
  16. Phoenix Suns via Miami Heat (44-38) Zhaire Smith, F, Texas Tech (Traded to 76ers)
  17. Milwaukee Bucks (44-38) Donte Divincenzo, G, Villanova
  18. San Antonio Spurs (47-35) Lonnie Walker IV, G, Miami
  19. Atlanta Hawks via Minnesota Timberwolves (47-35) Kevin Huerter, F, Maryland
  20. Minnesota Timberwolves via Oklahoma City Thunder (48-34) Josh Okogie, G, Georgia Tech
  21. Utah Jazz (48-34) Grayson Allen, G, Duke
  22. Chicago Bulls via New Orleans Pelicans (48-34) Chandler Hutchison, G, Boise State
  23. Indiana Pacers (48-34) Aaron Holliday, PG, UCLA
  24. Portland Trail Blazers (49-33) Anfernee Simons, G, IMG Academy
  25. Los Angeles Lakers via Cleveland Cavaliers (50-32) Mo Wagner, C, Michigan
  26. Philadelphia 76ers (52-30) Landry Shamet, PG, Wichita Stae
  27. Boston Celtics (55-27) Robert Williams, C, Texas A&M
  28. Golden State Warriors (58-24) Jacob Evans, G, Cincinnati
  29. Brooklyn Nets via Toronto Raptors (59-23) Dzanan Musa, SF, Bosnia-Herzigovina
  30. Atlanta Hawks via Houston Rockets (65-17) Omari Spellman, PF, Villanova

Here are the draft profiles for both players:

Canes Hoops: Lonnie Walker IV NBA Draft Profile

Canes Hoops: Bruce Brown Jr NBA Draft Profile

And more articles on both players:

Canes Hoops: Bruce Brown & Lonnie Walker at the NBA Combine - State of the U

Canes Hoops: Could Lonnie be Headed Home? - State of the U

Canes Hoops: The Interesting Case of Bruce Brown Jr - State of the U

Picking the Best Team Fits for Lonnie Walker - State of the U

Will Lonnie Walker IV Get Drafted By The New York Knicks? - State of the U

Discuss the action all night long as we see where Lonnie and Bruce will continue their basketball careers.

Let’s cap it off with a nice moment between our two draftees: